The 104 anglers checked at Lower Otay last week reported catching 133 bass topped by a 10.2 pounder. 43 bluegill and 1 channel catfish were also reported. The launching conditions are listed as excellent with the lake level sitting 10.8 feet below spill. The surface temperature is reported at 68 degrees. Lower Otay is open on a Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday schedule. Rental boats are available, but the concession may close with little to no warning, please call ahead during operating hours to 619.397.5212 to confirm availability of rental boats and concession services. Trout were planted on October 29th by the DFW, and another plant is scheduled for this week.